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LINGUIST List 22.3342

Tue Aug 23 2011

Confs: Pragmatics, Philosophy of Lang, Lang Acquisition/Norway

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        1.     Nicholas Allott , Children's Pragmatic and Metarepresentational Development

Message 1: Children's Pragmatic and Metarepresentational Development
Date: 21-Aug-2011
From: Nicholas Allott <n.e.allottcsmn.uio.no>
Subject: Children's Pragmatic and Metarepresentational Development
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Children's Pragmatic and Metarepresentational Development

Date: 02-Sep-2011 - 03-Sep-2011
Location: Oslo, Norway
Contact: Nicholas Allott
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://folk.uio.no/nicholea/development/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics

Meeting Description:

The last ten to fifteen years have seen a rapid proliferation of research on the development of the communicative capacity in children and its interaction with the development of other metarepresentational capacities such as those for mindreading, argumentation and epistemic vigilance. The aim of this workshop is to take stock of this research and consider some of its implications for theories of pragmatics and metarepresentation. We have therefore invited speakers working on development from a variety of theoretical perspectives, including those of Tomasello (2008), Csibra & Gergely (2009) and relevance theory (e.g. Sperber & Wilson 2002, Carston 2002), to present some of their research and to consider its implications for theories of communication and for the relation between communicative abilities and other types of metarepresentational capacity.

Carston, R. 2002. Thoughts and Utterances. Blackwell, Oxford.
Doherty, M.J. & Perner, J. 1998. Metalinguistic awareness and theory of mind: Just two words for the same thing? Cognitive Development 13: 279-305.
Csibra, G. & Gergely, G.2009. Natural pedagogy. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 13: 148-153.
Sperber, D. & Wilson, D. 2002. Pragmatics, modularity and mindreading. Mind & Language 17: 3-23.
Tomasello, M. 2008. The Origins of Human Communication. MIT Press, Cambridge MA.


Friday, 2nd September 2011

9:15
Welcome - opening words

9:30 - 11.00
Ulf Liszkowski
Usage-based 'theory-of-mind' and Its Social Emergence in Infancy

11:00 - 11.30
Coffee

11:30 - 13.00
Martin Doherty
The Generality of Metarepresentational Development, and Its Relation to Theory of Mind and Language Use

13:00 - 14:00
Lunch

14:00 - 15:30
Erika Nurmsoo
Children's Use of Others as Sources of Information

15:30 - 16:00
Tea

16:00 - 17:30
Tomoko Matsui
Children's Understanding of the Speaker as the Source of Knowledge

19:30
Workshop dinner

Saturday, 3rd September 2011

9:30 - 11.00
Eva Filippova
Understanding Discourse Irony: the Development of Social-cognitive and Pragmatic Skills at Interpreting Indirect Communication

11:00 - 11.30
Coffee

11:30 - 13.00
Olivier Mascaro
The Development of the Sense of Deceit

13:00 - 14:00
Lunch

14:00 - 15:30
Hanna Marno
How Do We Learn about Objects in the Context of Communication?

15:30 - 16:00
Tea

16:00 - 17:30 Paula Rubio-Fernandez
The Scaffolding of Metaphor



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